Priorities | Prompt #5

Priorities | Prompt #5

PROMPT : PRIORITIES Helena wrinkled her nose, scrubbing at the blot on the thick plate. She dunked it in the soapy water and swirled it again, hoping that the stain had vanished. “Keep scrubbing,” Aunt Sam said, from over her shoulder. “I’m scrubbing, I’m scrubbing,”...
Priorities | Prompt #5

Council | Prompt #4

PROMPT : COUNCIL “The Council will see you now,” the secretary intoned, pencil poised over her clipboard. “The Artemis family?” As a group, the robed figures of forest green rose and filed into the main chamber of the courtroom. They would have five minutes to make...
Priorities | Prompt #5

Spectrum | Prompt #3

PROMPT : SPECTRUM  “On a scale of one to ten?” Prentice teased. “C’mob, Garra. You can’t be mad forever.” “On a spectrum of one to a million—I still hate you—in the negatives!” Garra snapped. “Stop getting in my face!” “Alright you two, quit the lover’s spat, we know...
Priorities | Prompt #5

Clever | Prompt #2

PROMPT : CLEVER “I’d say she won, Sean,” Marcus peered over his older brother’s shoulder, ignoring the scowl it prompted. What was the fun of being taller than his oldest brother if he couldn’t lord it over him every once in a while? “Only you would say she won,” Sean...
Touching Dreams (FWC)

Touching Dreams (FWC)

A/N: Written for the FWC prompt of “Resolution”, this short piece was part of my commitment to write a story for the challenge, even when my brain was zapped out. Hence, the stream of consciousness slant and the lack of crunch editing, as I squeezed this...
Open Skies | Fantasy Fiction (#2)

Open Skies | Fantasy Fiction (#2)

A/N: I meant to post this over the weekend, but unfortunately, managed to upend a cup of peppermint tea over my keyboard. Whoops. Thankfully, I haven’t lost work and I still have my trusty laptop, but it was more of a scare than I needed. Enjoy the short...
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